About Our Organization

Empowering Women and Communities

New Jersey International Pageants recognizes the accomplishments of women in the community.  The International Pageant system has been developed to promote today’s women, their achievements, and their commitment to integrity, community, and being positive role models. 

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Mary A. Moulds

Executive Director

Mary A. Moulds, former Mrs. New Jersey International 2009, is ecstatic to be a Co-Director for the  New Jersey International Pageants system. Mary has competed, judged, emceed, and volunteered in pageants for years. She resides in Hamilton, NJ, since 2001  and is the Corporate Chef for Miele, USA. She continues to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis, a disease she has lived with for 20 years.  In her spare time, Mary enjoys travel, especially if it involves baseball.  She has visited over 150 minor and major league ballparks throughout the country and can tell you exactly where the best hot dog is.  This hobby is balanced out by her passion for fitness and her desire to live a healthy lifestyle.

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Kimberly Meehan

Assistant Director

Kimberly is a former Mrs. New Jersey International 2008.  She is the founder of Support Sacks, a community-driven charity supporting women and girls in recovery.  Kimberly is a Registered Dental Hygienist in Center City Philadelphia and CEO of Polished, a dental consulting company.  She is a member of her local Planning & Zoning Board in Brooklawn, New Jersey, and serves as Vice President of the Southern New Jersey Dental Hygienists Association.  In her downtime, she enjoys skiing, cycling, running, weight training, and traveling with her husband, Jim.  Jim is a 1st Sgt in the USAF and an Engineer with the US Navy.


Meet our Team

New Jersey International Pageants Team

Judges Chairperson

Danielle Micale

Danielle is a former Mrs. NJ International 2011 and Mrs. Northeast International 2014, spent her years of service and has made a career of working with the aging population. She is passionate about finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, a disease that took her grandmother, Millie.



Melissa Hagerty

Melissa is employed by The Pheonix Group as a Workforce Management Business Analyst. In her spare time, she enjoys staying busy by doing triathlons, traveling, and spending time with family, especially at the Jersey shore!


Backstage Assistant

Susan Nardone

Susan is a former Deputy Attorney General in New Jersey and now serves as a mediator.  She has held several state and national pageant titles, including Mrs. Pennsylvania International 2008 and Mrs. Northeast International 2013.  She enjoys travel, especially when it involves skiing, and is pursuing her private pilots' license.

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Executive Producer

Rebecca Lea Chisholm

Rebecca is no stranger to the entertainment industry, as she has stage-managed and choreographed the likes of several state and national pageants, run NYFW shows, been in numerous productions, and also held a soloist role at a concert in Lincoln Center. She trained at the New York City campus of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in the conservatory program and continued to finish the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theater in Los Angeles.


Beauty Director

Nydia Figueroa

Nydia is a Celebrity Makeup Artist, Educator and Owner of Faces by Nydia Makeup Studio and Bridal Suite. Her looks have been featured on wide range television, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the Grammys, New York Fashion Week and the Miss Universe Organization, to name a few.

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Lead Hairstylist

Val Vargas

Val has been doing hair for 20 years and enjoys making her clients feel beautiful. She’s been a hairstylist for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Miss NJ / Miss NY USA Pageants, Miss Teen NJ / Miss Teen NY Pageants, and a proud member of the Beautiful Self beauty team, in addition to working with many celebrity clients.

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Official Walking and Posing Coach

Jillian Spano 

Jillian Spano is no stranger to the stage! This wife, mother of three, entrepreneur, coach, and model, has over 15 years of experience in fashion and pageantry.  Jillian was recently voted Top 10 Best Pageant Coach by Pageant Planet, nominated Top 100 by the United Pageant League Hall of Fame, named Most Fascinating People in Pageantry by Beauty It’s Everywhere, and she has joined our New Jersey International Pageants family to help prepare our contestants for the stage.


Official Interview and Branding Coach

Christopher Wilshire

As a passionate and experienced pageant veteran at the local, state and national level, Chris has a 30-year tenure as a judge, mentor, coach, chairperson and even, director. Specializing in styling, branding, platform development and communications consulting, Chris is ready to help actualize each local contestant's most powerful, radiant and purposeful version of herself.



Rodger Lippman

DJ Rodger is a party specialist who has donated countless hours of community service to organizations such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, as well as Light the Night for cancer awareness. DJ Rodger will help us to create what is sure to be an amazing night to remember for our pageant guests.



Marci McNair

Marci DeGol McNair held a very special crown as Mrs. PA International 2013, but her biggest win was becoming a mommy to son KJ! Marci is an advocate for autism as she is touched personally by this every day through her son’s eyes. She is a lawyer who loves everything Swarovski crystal and our little Sabika spitfire!

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